Nia Merritt awarded Berkeley College Scholarship

Nia Merritt, a senior at Morrisville High School, has received a scholarship to attend Berkeley College. Each year, these scholarships are awarded to high school seniors who demonstrate a high level of achievement. The scholarships are renewable, based on the recipient’s cumulative grade point average at the end of each academic year and continued enrollment as a full-time student. “We congratulate these students who have demonstrated their ability and desire to further their achievements by pursuing a college degree with a career focus,” said Michael Smith, President of Berkeley College.

Nia (left) is pictured with Luan Ximines, Berkeley College Associate, High School Admissions, Midtown Manhattan.


Anna Zuckerman continues in Morrisville Junior Council position

by Judi Biederman

Morrisville is making an investment in the future by continuing to appoint a high school student to take an active role in the borough council. Anna Zuckerman, a 16-year-old junior at Morrisville High School and daughter of Shelley Zuckerman and Tara Perigny of Morrisville and Daniel Zuckerman of Lawrenceville, NJ, became Morrisville’s second Junior Council Person (JCP) when she was chosen for the spot last fall. She succeeded the borough’s first JCP, Nicholas Guirand, who served during the previous school year.

“I feel like I’m learning a lot about what kinds of things need to happen for a small town like ours to work,” says Anna, adding that she really likes getting to see how local government works from a place where she can see things from several perspectives.

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FCP awards scholarship to Tyler Scott

Foundations Community Partnership (FCP) has awarded a scholarship to Tyler Scott, a senior at Morrisville High School, through its annual Partnership in Education program this month.

The Foundations Partnership in Education program recognizes the achievements of local Bucks County public high school seniors for their demonstrated community service, commitment to academic performance, and quality of character. Students are nominated to receive the award by their guidance counselor or a member of the school’s administration.

Ronald Bernstein, Executive Director of Foundations Community Partnership presented a check for $1,000 to Tyler, who will attend Bucks County Community College in the fall.

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Scenes from MHS Graduation

  1. Salutatorian Tyler Scott addresses the crowd.
  1. Sabrea Allen and Claude Ferguson with the future ahead.
  1. Valedictorian Joseph Gilleo compared school to climbing a mountain, and said the Class of 2015 is now on top.
  1. Shaquera Goodman shows off her custom graduation cap.
  1. Class President Hezekiah Baynes-Simmons tells Class of ’15 “We are all winners.”